Health

May 2017

Rabies are Bad, Says DHHS, So Come Get Some Cheap, Cheap Rabies Vaccines

April 2017

Gonsea Apologizes to Customers, Promises to Maintain High Health Standards Going Forward

Humboldt’s Black-Market Pills and Heroin Could be Laced With a Super-Deadly Compound, DHHS Warns

Gonsea Restaurant Reopens Five Days After Public Health Shut It Down

County Public Health Department Shuts Down Eureka’s Gonsea Restaurant Due to ‘Imminent Health Hazards’

Humboldt County Has California’s Highest Rates of Gun Deaths, Suicides and Fatal Car Crashes

March 2017

(UPDATED) Lead Poisoning Rate in Eureka Children is Higher Than Among Kids in Flint, Michigan

Eat Sport-Harvested Shellfish (Except Razor Clams)! State Public Health Department Lifts Warning of Deadly Toxins in Mussels, Clams, Crab Guts

SURVEY SAYS! Humboldt County Kids Have Easy Access to Booze and Tobacco … and Our Convenience Stores Aren’t Helping, State Research Shows

February 2017

DON’T LET THOSE PILLS PILE: Here is a List of Six Humboldt Pharmacies Now Accepting Unwanted Medication

St. Joseph’s Hospital Purchases Two ‘Cuddle Cots’

VACCINES for PRETEENS! Now is the Time For Your Sulky Tweener to Get Her/His Shots

Don’t Eat Sport-Harvested Shellfish! California Public Health Department Warns of Deadly Toxins in Humboldt County Clams, Mussels, Crab Guts

Ruth Lake Dog Put Down in Fortuna After Contracting Rabies From a Skunk; Second Case of Canine Rabies Recently, After a Long Absence in Humboldt

January 2017

As Cervical Health Awareness Month Gives Way to National Children’s Dental Health Month…

December 2016

Nonprofit Organization Gives Humboldt County’s Public Health Department an Official Thumbs-Up

How to Not Poison Your Holiday Guests: Tips From the County’s Environmental Health Division

November 2016

DHHS Would Like You to PrEPare for World AIDS Day

October 2016

Time to Get Those Flu Shots! Here Are Your Options, Which Do Not Include Ouchie-Free Nasal Spray

September 2016

Orleans Cat Tests Positive for Rabies; Becomes Second Orleanais Animal To Do So in Recent Weeks

August 2016

Hey! Remember to get Your Kindergartner-to-Be Their State-Mandated Vaccines, Says DHHS!

DHHS: Humboldt Fox Tests Positive for Rabies

Health Inspector Visits Eureka Wendy’s After Woman Claims to Find a Dragonfly in Her Berry Salad

July 2016

Eureka Barbecue Shack Shut Down by Health Inspectors; Owner Vows to Fight

A Humboldt Dog Tests Positive For Rabies For the First Time in Five Years

Let’s Have That Tick Talk, Humboldt

June 2016

Another Rat Infestation: County Shuts Down Kitchen Facility at Arcata’s Red Roof Inn

County Health Inspectors Ask Rat-Infested Hoopa Supermarket to Shut its Doors Completely

Parts of Ray’s Food Place in Hoopa Closed Due to ‘Very Large Rat Infestation’

Traveling Abroad This Summer? DHHS Will Shoot You Full of Disease-Preventing Potions at a Reasonable Price

May 2016

DHHS: You Should Vaccinate Your Toddler Now, Humboldt

Fortuna Fox Believed to Have Bitten Fortuna Teen Tests Positive For Rabies

Aggressive Fox Bites Fortuna Teen; Fox Later Shot, Killed Nearby, Will Be Tested for Rabies

County to Hold Series of Events Promoting Mental Health Awareness

April 2016

Humboldt’s New Drug Dump Temporarily Closed After Humboldt Dumped Too Many Drugs

March 2016

Dump Your Drugs, Humboldt! New Expired Medication Disposal Bins On the Way!

California Assembly Approves Bill to Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21

February 2016

SoHum Man Had Tuberculosis When He Died, Tests Reveal

DHHS: It’s Time to Get Your Preteen Vaccinated, Humboldt!

Want a Free Toothbrush? DHHS Announces Launch of ‘Smile Humboldt’ Campaign, Website

December 2015

County Health Department Says: Get Your Flu Shot Up Your Nose This Year!

November 2015

Don’t Eat Local Crab! Toxic Bloom Makes Dungeness Unsafe, State Health Department Warns

(UPDATE, REOPENED) Sewage Leak Shuts Down Szechuan Garden Restaurant

October 2015

IT’S FLU SEASON! County Health Department Runs Down Your Flu Shot Options

August 2015

Local Clams and Mussels Could Poison You, California Public Health Warns

June 2015

Ticks Suck

Blue-Green Algae Comes Early This Year; Local Health Pros Give Tips on How Avoid the Stuff

May 2015

Over 40 Cases of Whooping Cough So Far This Year; Vaccinate Your Damn Kids, Says County Health Department

Please Comment on the County’s Mental Health Services Act Plan, Public

9 Quotes About Mental Illness Stigma From a County Health Worker Who Speaks From Experience


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